The American Health Care Act, which proposes to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), would dismantle the Prevention and Public Health Fund (PPHF). States received over $625 million from the PPHF in fiscal year 2016,[i] and stand to lose more than $3 billion over five years if it is repealed.[ii] The bill would […]
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About Jill Rosenthal
Jill Rosenthal is a Senior Program Director at the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP), where she leads NASHP’s population health portfolio. She directs projects that focus on state approaches to health system performance issues, particularly related to integration of population health and delivery reform, health equity and social determinants of health, quality improvement, care coordination, and early childhood development issues for Medicaid eligible families. Ms. Rosenthal conducts research and policy analyses and provides technical assistance to states, most recently on identifying financial models to support population health improvement, building communities of practice, documenting best practices, and providing consultation as states develop models for nationwide spread. Ms. Rosenthal has a background in public health and health planning with a focus on health policy development and health promotion. She is a graduate of Colgate University, and holds an MPH from the University of North Carolina.
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State agencies across the country, from Medicaid to public health, to social services and corrections, are deeply engaged in multi-sector initiatives to reduce infant mortality. And for good reason — the United States ranks 25th among industrialized countries in infant mortality with a disproportionate number of being African Americans. Despite the gravity of the problem, […]
This report, developed by the National Academy for State Health Policy and produced by ChangeLab Solutions, highlights leading states’ approaches to support community-based prevention initiatives by bridging the health care delivery and public health systems. It examines various mechanisms – both previously existing and created through health reform – that states can leverage to implement […]